Ken Rudin

Political Editor, National Public Radio

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Republican presidential candidates are getting ready to rumble in Las Vegas tonight in the final GOP debate of 2015. But the real presidential fight kicks off February 1.

A History of Primaries and Caucuses

Republican presidential candidates are getting ready to rumble in Las Vegas tonight in the final GOP debate of 2015. But the real presidential fight kicks off February 1.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hour 1: NPR News analyzes the results of one of the most anticipated Super Tuesdays in years. Host Neal Conan talks with callers and guests about who won where and why.

The Day After: Post-Primary Analysis of Super Tuesday

Hour 1: NPR News analyzes the results of one of the most anticipated Super Tuesdays in years. Host Neal Conan talks with callers and guests about who won where and why.

from News Special Programming

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President Biden announced in May that the United States would ship 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to dozens of countries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

from News Stories

For some business owners, the pain during the pandemic adds to longstanding frustrations over the cost of living in California, which could motivate them to vote to recall Newsom.

from News Stories

Governor Newsom’s focus on the negative during the recall campaign was a missed opportunity for California unification, suggests Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Some 100,000 refugees are resettling in America so far after the U.S. ended its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and some are settling in Los Angeles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ken and Josh discuss the Trump Organization, “felonious” behavior and the fate of the very recognizable defendant known as the QAnon Shaman.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.

from News Stories

The LA City Council has passed a motion that aims to curb street racing.

from Greater LA